Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD Related to Racial Discrimination (1 CE)
Number of Credits: 1
This course is for: Clinical psychologists, Counselors, and MFTs
Course By: Jeremy Meyers, Esq.
Content By: Halstead, M., Reed, S., Krause, R., & Williams, M. T. (2021). Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD Related to Racial Discrimination. Clinical Case Studies. https://doi.org/10.1177/1534650121990894
Course Description: Ketamine treatment has been shown to reduce depressive and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms. The authors of the study conducted a case study about ketamine assisted intensive outpatient psychotherapeutic treatment of a client that had PTSD resulting from racism and childhood sexual abuse. This study examines how ketamine might help in the treatment of PTSD and other mental health disorders. This study also highlights important implications of psychedelic assisted therapy for future research and clinical application.
- Identify and define the three (3) important factors that mental health practitioners need to be aware of when working with suicidality in a psychedelic dosing session.
- Identify two (2) treatment outcomes for the presented case-study.
- Identify two (2) limitations of the current study and consider those limitations in the context of future research in this area.
- Read and understand Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy for PTSD Related to Racial Discrimination.
- Review the Course Description and Learning Objectives.
- Reflect on ketamine assisted psychotherapy and whether it a viable treatment option for PTSD and other mental health disorders.
- Work through the post-test questions; keep in mind that answer selections should be derived from the respective article.
- Return to the referenced article for any missed questions and/or to better understand ketamine assisted psychotherapy for PTSD.
|Board Approvals||American Psychological Association (APA), NBCC, Florida Board - Social Work, MFT, Counseling, and Psychology, NYSED - Social Work, MFT and Counseling Only, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders|
|CE Format||Online, Text-Based|